Japanese Woodblock is a beautiful non-toxic printmaking technique with a long history of tradition. Learn how to design multi-block prints in 2 or more colours, carve it in soft shina plywood, and print by hand onto traditional Japanese paper with traditional brushes, water based paints and glue. Carving tools and hand printing disc (baren) are supplied so you can take these home to continue printing at home after the course.
By the end of the course students will be able:
To design, carve and print a one coloured postcard sized print using traditional tools and techniques
To demonstrate a knowledge of the tools and their uses
To know how to layout a good printing workspace
To use the kento system of registration to design, carve and print a multiblock 2-4 colour print.
To assess their own skills and know how to improve their printing technique so that they can progress on their own in the future.
To be able to work independently at ELP during open access hours.
|3rd May, 2017||10am||4:30pm|
|10th May, 2017||10am||4:30pm|
|17th May, 2017||10am||4:30pm|
|27th September, 2017||10am||4:30pm|
|4th October, 2017||10am||4:30pm|
|11th October, 2017||10am||4:30pm|